Science of Good Cooking

cooking-1013455_960_720Join Healthy Living @ Himmfarb on Thursday, October 27 at 5pm-6pm for a cooking demonstration by Chef Kate Sherwood on the “Science of Good Cooking” where she will show you how to make healthy foods that also taste delicious.

Yes -Samples will be provided! Sign Up Today!
    • Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
    • Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm
    • Room: Himmelfarb Library B103
    • Chef: Kate Sherwood, author of Nutrition Action Healthletter
    • Session: Science of Good Cooking
    • RSVP
      (Space is Limited – Sign up to reserve your spot!)

Event is sponsored by Himmelfarb Library‘s initiative Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb

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What color is your pumpkin?

pumpkinsJoin Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb and unleash your creativity!
Beginning on Monday, October 24, we will supply a variety of pumpkin templates and colored pencils and invite you to create your own design.  Submitted works will be displayed in a Student Gallery in Himmelfarb Library from Monday, October 24th through Tuesday, November 1st for all to enjoy.

Please keep the following parameters in view while creating your art: designs should be non-violent in nature and should be submitted on or before 10/31 for display.
Pumpkin templates are available on Himmelfarb Library’s 1st floor near the elevator lounge area.  Please drop your submission in the box at the Circulation Desk in Himmelfarb Library.
Image: Tambako The Jaguar. (2012).  Lots of colorful pumpkins [Image].  Retrieved from:
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Why coloring books?  Research says so…

crayons-1445057_640Coloring pages and colored pencils are available in Himmelfarb Library as part of the Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb initiative.  The pages will be switched out on a regular basis and will also be supplemented with jigsaw puzzles and other activities for the remainder of the semester.   Please leave the materials on the tables so others can enjoy them, too.
Because we know that your time is valuable and you want to make evidence-based decisions, here are some studies which showed that activities like coloring can reduce stress and anxiety and enhance problem-solving capabilities:
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Need writing help? Make an appointment with GW Writing Center @ Himmelfarb!

Are you are currently writing a class paper, working on your CE or writing an article for publication and need help?  Beginning Sunday, September 18 The GW Writing Center @ Himmelfarb will be available each Sunday from 5pm-9pm.  We are pleased to have Ally continue as our Himmelfarb Writing Center tutor.  The service is FREE to all students, faculty and staff.

You can drop-in or make an appointment today!!
  • On-Campus Students: Ally is our dedicated health sciences writing tutor who is available to meet on Sundays at Himmelfarb Library.
    • Appointment: To schedule an appointment go to the scheduling software and look for Ally’s name dates/time.
  • Distance Learning: Schedule your appointment through the online system ( and send your paper (at least 24 hours in advance) to Include the name of your tutor, time of your session, and number you will be calling from
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We now have iPad/iPhone chargers!


Come to the Circulation Desk to check one out.  Use it on your own in Himmelfarb or try out our charging station next to the New Books bookshelf on the first floor.  You can lock up your device to charge while you’re off in class, taking a nap, or waiting in line at Starbucks. It’s yours for four hours at a time.

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Faculty Open House September 20th


To help kick-off the start of the fall semester, Himmelfarb Library is hosting a Faculty Open House on Tuesday, September 20th, from 3pm-6pm. We look forward to meeting you and sharing the services we provide to support you with your research, your publications as well as your course needs

Celebrating Teaching and Research Faculty Open House

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Himmelfarb Library, first floor


Open House Highlights:

» What is PlumX Analytics? Discover the social media buzz about your articles and find your PlumX ratings/rankings at the Himmelfarb Library Open House!

» Need help linking resources? Come and see how easy it is to create a durable link to an article or e-book chapter

» Explore our multimedia laptops equipment with speciaized software (Nvivo, Camtasia and more!)

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#booksaleatthefarb returns!


Himmelfarb Library’s Annual Book Sale will be held from Tuesday, September 13 through Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 8:30 AM to  12:00 midnight and Friday from 8:30 to 12:00 noon.  The book sale will  occur on the 1st floor of the library in the Reference Nook.  Cash or check only!

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